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  • Clarke Energy’s Southern African Operations Awarded ISO Accreditation

    Clarke Energy's Southern African operations, in partnership with the Clarke Energy Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QUENSH) team, have spent th­e last six months working towards obtaining a fully Integrated Management System (IMS) incorporating ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Dave Dingle (QUENSH Department Manager) praised the hard work and dedication of Emile ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

  • AMETEK Land Celebrates 70 Years at the Forefront of Technology

    AMETEK Land is celebrating 70 years of being at the forefront of that technology and is using its 70th anniversary year to build on its reputation for providing accurate and innovative temperature measurement solutions and investing in and creating new market- leading products that customers value.    As Justin Smith, Managing Director of AMETEK Land since 2015, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Energy efficiency is an untapped goldmine

    Energy efficiency represents a huge opportunity for the United States economy and those organizations looking for advantage. It will only materialize if some age-old barriers are removed.   As part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, $4.5 billion dollars was allocated to modernize the electrical grid. That"s some serious cash. Where"s it all going? McKinsey & Co. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New pathways to energy efficiency

    A lack of technical capacity and know-how hinders many governments from capitalising on the full potential of energy efficiency, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Over 40% of the 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made by the IEA two years ago have not yet been implemented, says the agnecy. These recommendations alone could - if implemented globally without delay - save ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Best states for energy efficiency

    If you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right - a lot right - when it comes to energy efficiency. The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, according to a report issued this week by the Center for American Progress and Energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Changes to Scottish Energy-Efficiency Regulations

    In September last year new regulations were brought into effect in Scotland. These regulations relate to the energy performance of large non-domestic buildings, and what can be done to improve them. The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 applies to non-domestic buildings of more than 1000sqm. Owners who wish to sell or lease their property will ...


    By Flex Connectors Ltd

  • Home of Tomorrow Demonstrates Energy Efficiency

    Recent EnerGuide testing has shown the Home of Tomorrow, one of two homes that make up the Wilden Living Lab project, to be 52 per cent more energy efficient than a standard home constructed to today's building code. The pioneering initiative is collaborative three-year learning and research project by University of British Columbia Okanagan, Wilden developer Blenk Development Corp., AuthenTech ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Panel Temperature Monitoring Optimizes Solar Panel Efficiency

    A specialized panel temperature sensor has been developed by Columbia Weather Systems for weather station applications monitoring solar panel arrays. The new sensor is available for Capricorn 2000EX Weather Stations™ or any CWS Weather Station using the ...

  • EnergyScoreCards Will Monitor Energy Savings for Bank of America's $55 Million Energy Efficiency Finance Program

    EnergyScoreCards™, an online software-as-a-service benchmarking tool specifically geared toward multifamily and other multi-tenant properties, was competitively selected to provide data collection and analysis for Bank of America's Energy Efficiency Finance Program. This innovative program will fund energy retrofits of an estimated 15,000 residential units as well as commercial buildings, ...


  • Efficient lighting tops energy efficiency investment league for businesses

    Carbon Trust launches Green Business Directory to give reassurance to organisations investing in energy efficiency equipment and low carbon technologies Green Business Directory will make it easy for organisations to find independently accredited suppliers in what is a crowded and fast-growing market. Efficient lighting tops the list of green technology investments in a new survey ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Eaton Energy monitoring and efficiency solutions reduce buildings’ energy costs and carbon footprint

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the launch of Power Xpert 200E gateway, an intelligent solution that collects energy usage data from meters, enabling customers to benchmark energy usage, set energy management goals, determine the effectiveness of energy management initiatives and reduce energy costs. The Power Xpert 200E gateway reports on energy usage at the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Cut cost and engage employees through energy efficiency

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company The post, Engage Your Employees: 5 Must-Dos In 2011, suggests "using social good as a Trojan horse for engagement: Connecting the dots between engagement and ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Is the energy efficiency service market still MUSH?

    In recent years most of the big players that install efficiency measures, the energy service companies (ESCos), have found work largely in the MUSH market:  municipal and state governments, universities, schools and hospitals. In fact, a report in June 2010 by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Quick Guide to CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

    A free ‘Quick Guide to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme’ has been launched by ENER-G and Cornwall Energy Associates to help organisations reduce the impact of the new energy tax that will apply to larger energy users in 2012.  Under the CRC, energy intensive organisations are required to buy allowances from the government to cover emissions from 2011 to 2012 at a price equivalent ...


    By ENER-G

  • US and China Seek Uniformity in Energy Efficiency

    Washington, D.C. -  EPA and the China Standard Certification Center (CSC) have agreed to work toward harmonizing information on their respective energy-efficiency labels for consumer electronics and office equipment. Labeling helps decrease energy consumption, improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 'EPA and CSC agree that saving energy, saving money, and protecting the ...

  • PM approves National Mission on Enhanced Energy efficiency

    The Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change today approved “in principle” the National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency. Approving the Mission, the Prime Minister said that, 'This Mission will enable about Rs. 75,000 crores worth of transactions in energy efficiency. In doing so, it will, by 2015, help save about 5% of our annual energy consumption, and nearly 100 million tonnes of carbon ...

  • New systems for energy-efficient smart buildings

    IBM has announced plans to work with Tridium, Inc. to develop new technology and solutions that will allow companies to maximize efficiency of their new and existing buildings and facilities while keeping an eye on profits. Tridium, part of Honeywell"s Automation and Control Solutions group, is a global provider of software and embedded hardware that allows for integration and control of the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Eaton to Enhance Energy Efficiency at VA Medical Centers

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it has received three contracts totaling $10 million awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The contracts will include the retro-commissioning (RCx) of 15 medical campuses with more than 200 buildings and nearly 15.4 million square feet of conditioned space in the VA’s Integrated Service Network in New ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Energy-efficient cooperative housing reduces bills for residents

    Relatively simple, low-cost measures, such as insulating walls and installing solar collectors and efficient heaters for hot water can significantly reduce energy consumption in housing developments, according to a recent study from Portugal. Energy-efficient homes not only benefit the environment, but were found to potentially reduce residents’ energy bills by over half in an apartment ...

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